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gorged

English

Etymology

From gorge < French gorger < Old French gorge

Pronunciation

Adjective

gorged (not comparable)

Positive
gorged

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. With a stomach stuffed full of food.
    • (A date for this quote is being sought): O. Henry, Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen
      Gorged nearly to the uttermost when he entered the restaurant, the smell of food had almost caused him to lose his honor as a gentleman, but he rallied like a true knight.
  2. (heraldry) With the neck collared or encircled by an object.

Verb

gorged

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of gorge.

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Last modified on 13 September 2008, at 09:29